Life science in Uppsala
Uppsala boasts over one hundred companies in the life science sector employing over 5000 people with a combined turnover of SEK 24 billion. The region’s companies encompass pharmaceuticals, biotech, medtech and diagnostics, thereby demonstrating Uppsala’s life science diversity.
The companies can be subdivided into three categories based on size and turnover, from small start-ups via SMEs to large, multi-national corporations. Five large companies constitute 70% of the region’s employees and turnover. All have on-site manufacturing.
Source: Uppsala BIO
The top 10 life science companies in Uppsala
|GE Healthcare Biosciences||1534||R&D, Manuf., M&S|
|Fresenius Kabi||989||R&D, Manuf., M&S|
|Thermo Fisher Scientific||526||R&D, Manuf., M&S|
|Galderma||444||R&D, Manuf., M&S|
|Recipharm||189||Manuf., Dev. Services|
|Abbott Medical Optics (J&J)||137||Manufacturing|
|Gems PET Systems||103||R&D, Manuf., M&S|
|Oasmia||75||R&D, Manuf., M&S|
Reports about Life science in the Stockholm-Uppsala region
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Margaretha Gadnell. Director, Life Science Cluster Development. “I work with companies, investors, the municipality and national players like Business Sweden to foster growth and to promote investment in the region.”